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Iran’s FM Meets Angolan, Mongolian, Senegalese Officials

Iran’s FM Meets Angolan, Mongolian, Senegalese Officials

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate talks with his Angolan counterpart, the special envoy of the Mongolian president, and the Senegalese minister of culture and communication on a range of issues, including bilateral relations. During his meeting with Angolan Foreign Minister Georges Rebelo Chicoti, Zarif said the Islamic Republic is ready to...

Over 50 killed by militants in N Afghan attack 

Over 50 killed by militants in N Afghan attack 

SARI PUL, Aug. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – More than 50 people, including several civilians, were brutally killed by militants in northern Afghanistan's province of Sari Pul, a provincial government spokesman said Monday.Two rival groups of Taliban and the ISIL militants made alliance and jointly attacked Mirza Olang village in Sayyad district on Thursday, and captured it on Saturday, the day...

Iran to Host Tripartite Expert-Level Meeting on Syria: FM Spokesman

Iran to Host Tripartite Expert-Level Meeting on Syria: FM Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said diplomatic delegations from Iran, Russia, and Turkey are scheduled to meet in Tehran on August 8-9 in the framework of the Astana talks initiative to settle the ongoing crisis in Syria. Tehran will play host to a meeting at the expert level on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the Syrian ceasefire and peace efforts in...

Iran: Dialogue Sole Way to End Korean Disputes

Iran: Dialogue Sole Way to End Korean Disputes

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Tensions between North and South Koreas can only be resolved through dialogue, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined. “We believe that the only way to settle the disputes in the Korean Peninsula is negotiation and dialogue,” the Iranian president said in a meeting with President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea Kim...

Bilateral ties centerpiece of Zarif's talks with Mongolia, Angola

Bilateral ties centerpiece of Zarif's talks with Mongolia, Angola

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Angolan Minister of External Relations Georges Rebelo Chicoti and Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj on Monday.During the Monday meeting, Chicoti expressed his pleasure of being in Iran and participating in Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration ceremony. “We are always interested...

Iran’s Policy on Palestine Unchanging: Zarif

Iran’s Policy on Palestine Unchanging: Zarif

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif vowed the country’s continued support for the Palestinian people and said the Islamic Republic’s stance on the issue of Palestine will never be subject to change. Speaking at a meeting with a high-ranking delegation from the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, in Tehran on Monday, Zarif underlined that...

Rouhani calls for more coop. with Spain, Cuba

Rouhani calls for more coop. with Spain, Cuba

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – In Separate Sunday meetings with senior officials from Spain and Cuba, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for expansion of cooperation in various fields with their respective countries.In the meeting held with President of the Senate of Spain, Pío García-Escudero Márquez on Sunday, President Rouhani highlighted the friendly ties between Tehran and...

Iranian President Urges Closer Cooperation among JCPOA Parties

Iranian President Urges Closer Cooperation among JCPOA Parties

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on all parties to the July 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers to cooperate more closely and pave the way for the full implementation of the deal. “All parties to this agreement (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) should cooperate more closely and pave the way for its full implementation,” Rouhani...

IRGC forces kill terrorists in NW Iran

IRGC forces kill terrorists in NW Iran

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – IRGC destroyed an anti-revolutionary terrorist group at the border region of West Azerbaijan province.Commander of Ground Forces Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced on Sunday that IRGC forces killed two armed assassins in a timely manner who were planning to penetrate the country’s borders with the aim of sabotage and conducting terrorist...

Hamas delegation meets with FM Zarif

Hamas delegation meets with FM Zarif

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (Press Shia) – A delegation of Palestinian Resistance Movement Hamas met and talked with Iranian foreign minister today in Tehran.Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended a meeting with members of the visiting delegation of Palestinian Hamas movement who are staying in the Iranian capital. FM Zairf stressed support of the Islamic Republic of Iran...